Maikaba Appointed Golden Eaglets Head Coach

Maikaba Appointed Golden Eaglets Head Coach

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) Technical and Development Committee has confirmed the appointment of Abdullahi Maikaba as new Head Coach of the Golden Eaglets.

Maikaba’s appointment was announced on the NFF’s official website.

Maikaba will be assisted by Abubakar Bala (First Assistant Coach) Oluwafunsho Bunmi Haruna (Second Assistant Coach) and Baruwa Abideen (Goalkeepers’ Trainer)

His task will be to qualify the Golden Eaglets for the 2019 FIFA World Cup after missing out of the 2017 edition held in India.

Last season, Abdullahi led Akwa United to the 2017 Aiteo Cup title-success, defeating Niger Tournadoes on penalties in the final.

The Golden Eaglets are the most successful team at the U-17 World Cup after winning it a record five times (1985, 1993, 2007, 2013, 2015).

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  • Congratulations hope he will keep more Record

  • Do we still have eaglet?

  • Think in a mature way tribelizim will not take us any where

  • He merits it, the only Coach in the NPFL that have qualified to different teams in two seasons to play in CAF competitions Wikki tourist and presently Akwa United.

  • Which of the Maikaba ?the Akwa united gaffer?

  • Sad one for Akwa United.

  • I was expecting Finidi George to be the Eaglets coach.

  • Is he an ex footballer?I have not hear this before.Well,let give him chance .

  • Is the goalkeeper trainer Abiodun Baruwa or who

  • Finidi offered to do the job free of charge but he is denied. Why is this coach distracted from his continental assignment with AKWA United?

  • Akwa United with Chief Etubom Bassey should Scout for top class expertrate coach with a State indigeneous assistant .
    Akwa continental preparation is being politicised, and the State Government must never fold her hands.

  • Yinusa Ahmed Ohiani 12 months ago

    I want to be a part of the trial, I want to render my service using my talent for my father land.